Meet the OFS Board Candidates! Thursday, May 17 at 6 pm- 8pm.
Want to know more about the candidates running for the Board of Directors? Come on down and meet them in person! Learn more about the Board and the election process at the MIXX Radio Meeting Room (119 Washington St. NE, corner of Washington and State). *If you haven’t received your ballot in the mail, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org Or, if you have a question about board election, email email@example.com
Annual Membership Meeting & Membership Appreciation Party! On Saturday, May 26 at 1:00pm
Come celebrate what OFS has accomplished in 2011! As a gift from OFS, members in attendance will receive a beautiful hardcover book Bergman, Fellini, Kurosawa: The Foreign Film in America written by James Selvidge, one of the Capitol Theater’s early projectionists and foreign film programmers! Reception to follow. Also, members will be able to vote on proposed bylaws changes at this mtg.
Want to come but not a member? Join at the box office or online today!
Results from the April 14, Special Membership Meeting (watch the video)
This meeting was convened, in accordance with our By-Laws, at the behest of a petition signed by 10%+ of the membership. This petition addressed concerns about staffing changes at OFS, and raised questions about some of the processes at work managing the organization. The Board of Directors, Staff and interested members had the opportunity to communicate with the membership directly about these issues. The total number of ballots distributed was 74. Questions regarding this meeting can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
During this meeting, members voted on the items below, listed is the outcome.
1. Whether to hire a development director instead of an executive director:
68 votes cast, 38 yes votes (56%) & 30 no votes (44%).
2. Whether to amend the Bylaws to require that the staff operate as a collective:
73 votes cast, 55 yes votes (75%) & 18 no votes (25%).
3. Whether to hold the Annual Membership Meeting in May or September:
53 votes cast, 31 for May (58%) & 22 for September (42%).
The OFS Bylaws state in Article 3 (Meeting of the Membership), section 4 (Conduct of Meetings): “No quorum shall be required to transact business. The act of two-thirds of those voting shall be the act of the membership.”
Olympia Film Society is hiring a Festival Director and Programmer for the 29th annual Olympia Film Festival!
The 2012 Olympia Film Festival is in need of your creative energies! OFS is now accepting applications for two positions: Director and Programmer for our 29th annual Olympia Film Festival this November 2 -15. Both are part time, temporary paid positions starting in June and lasting through December. Ever had the desire to share your creative vision for film and film-related events with our community? Here’s your chance! More information: http://www.olympiafilmsociety.org/about/job-opportunities/